swimming pool association

Manasota Chapter

Chapter Coordinator:  Sonja Dickey
(941) 952-9293

The Chapter would like to welcome Parrot Pools LLC as our newest Chapter member. We have a great year planned for 2019! We look forward to seeing you at the upcoming events.
Here are some fun pictures from the
4th Annual Manasota Chapter Golf Tournament presented by Stone-Mart that took place at Legacy Golf Club! First place went to Team Hayward, second place to Team Horner and third place to Team FWP. A huge congratulation to Brittainy Kline, Florida Water Products, for making a hole in one and winning a trip to French Lick Resort. Enjoy it!

Once again thank you to our sponsors to make this event such a great hit! Title Sponsor: Stone-Mart.  Reception Sponsor: Pentair.  Beverage Cart: SCP.  Scorecard Sponsor: Infinite Pool Finishes.  Goodie Bag Sponsor: Lo-Chlor.  Bloody Mary Bar Sponsor: Kimes Engineering.  Closest-to-the-Pin Sponsor: Zodiac.  Longest Drive Sponsor: Infinite Pool Finishes.  Hole-in-One Sponsor: Cox Chevrolet.  Hole Sponsors: Florida Water Products, Gulfstream Heat Pumps, Hayward, Insurance by Ken Brown, NPT, Pebble Tec, Premix Marbletite, Professional Lines, Red Rhino, and SGM. The funds raised at this event will go towards the FSPA scholarship fund and swim programs, such as KIDS swim and Sarasota Swim Academy, to teach kids who otherwise wouldn’t have the opportunity, to swim.

Thank you FCCI Insurance Services for hosting our May Board meeting at your facility. We thank you for your hospitality and your guided tour through your magnificent office building.
Mark your calendars for August 8! It is that time of the year for our annual baseball outing! Watch for emails with more details coming soon!

Our next Board meeting, which all members are encouraged to attend, will be Tuesday, June 11 at 11:45 a.m. at the FSPA state office, 2555 Porter Lake Dr., Ste. 106, Sarasota.
Thank you to our 2019 Platinum Sponsors, Pebble Tec and Red Rhino Leak Detection, and our Bronze Sponsor, Mirasol Fafco Solar, for your continued support!
Your 2019 Board is working on exciting and educational events. Please let us hear from you with any suggestions for speakers or events.  If you haven’t already, please like our Facebook page at FSPA Manasota Chapter to keep up with upcoming events and meetings.


Below The Surface the Industry blog

By Brett Holland, Treasure Pools /  brett@treasurepoolsfl.com  It is 2018 and the demand for ozone is continuing to rise for residential swimming pools.  Consumers and industry professionals are both becoming more aware of the downsides of traditional sanitizers, such as salt chlorine generators, liquid chlorine and stand-alone tablet feeders.  Ozone was first discovered 170 years […]

The scholarship application for the 2018-2019 FSPA Scholarship Program is ready!  Dependents of owners or company employees (of 2+ years) are welcome to download the application.  All materials are due in the office by June 29.  Spread the word to any company staff with graduating high schoolers or college students.

A situation a Florida business ran into recently made us believe that a short article on this subject might be of value.  The US Department of Labor contacted this business as a result of a former employee complaint.  The individual was a pool service technician who was paid per pool serviced vs. by an hourly […]